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April 28, 2024, 11:08 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: DACH-PRACTICE-1

"Programs like the Tanzania Sustainable Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program, an IDA-financed Program for Results that focus on school sanitation needs can be a game changer for girls. Similarly, the ongoing Secondary Education Quality Improvement Program which supports the implementation of a comprehensive Safe Schools Program, also targets infrastructure improvements, including a reasonable student-to-latrine ratio for both girls and boys" (para 11).
April 28, 2024, 11:08 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: AFE-PRACTICE-1

"In Tanzania, for example, our research found that about 57% of schools had no functional hand washing facilities and almost 40% had no water supply in the premises. In addition, more than 60% did not have a place to dispose of sanitary pads. More than half of the latrines for girls did not have doors, increasing the risk of GBV at schools and pushing girls to drop out" (para 11).
March 31, 2024, 3:14 p.m.
Countries: Albania, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, D R Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Macedonia, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: TRAFF-SCALE-1

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March 30, 2024, 10:05 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: TRAFF-DATA-1

According to the U.S. State Department's 2023 TIP report, Tanzania ranks as a Tier 2 country (85).
March 21, 2024, 6:07 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: ATDW-LAW-1

According to the "Women, Business, and the Law" database (2022), the law provides for the valuation of nonmonetary contributions. The WBL database cites the following as a source: Law of Marriage Act, Sec. 114(2)(b); Civil Appeal No. 9 of 1983 Bi. Hawa Mohamed v. Allly Sefu (2).
March 16, 2024, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: IRP-LAW-6

"Is there mandatory HIV/STI testing? No" (para 4).
March 16, 2024, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: IRP-LAW-4

"Is there mandatory registration? No" (para 5). "Is sex work recognised as work? No" (para 6). "Is sex work decriminalised with limited regulation? No" (para 7).
March 16, 2024, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Is selling sex criminalised? Selling sex is legal but other associated activities are criminalised. Soliciting in a public place is criminalised. It is also illegal to "keeps a house, room, set of rooms or place of any kind whatsoever for the purposes of prostitution'" (para 1). "Is buying sex criminalised? No" (para 2). "Is organising/managing criminalised? Brothel-keeping, procuring and living on the earnings are criminalised. Also illegal for operators of premises (bars, hotels, houses, shops etc.) to allow 'prostitutes' to gather on the premises" (para 3).
March 16, 2024, 2:43 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Prostitution is illegal in Tanzania but young women selling sex are a common sight in Dar es Salaam, where prostitutes ask for as little as 10,000 Tanzanian shillings ($4.58) from their clients. As part of the new crackdown, Tanzanian authorities are targeting men who pay for sex from prostitutes as well as the women selling it, according to a report by German broadcaster DW" (para 3).
March 16, 2024, 2:42 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"Prostitution is one of the oldest trades that came in several forms despite the fact that it remains illegal in many countries including Tanzania" (para 1).
March 16, 2024, 2:42 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: IRP-DATA-3

"Most auctioneers are between the ages of 25 to 35 years and the illegal trade is dominated by men more than it is by women" (para 21).
Feb. 2, 2024, 6:33 a.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: DV-DATA-1

According to 2022 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, the proportion of ever-partnered women and girls (aged 15-49) in Tanzania who have been subjected to physical and/or sexual violence by a current or former intimate partner in their lifetime is 38 percent (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 24, 2024, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: MMR-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:19 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: MMR-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:15 p.m.
Countries: Angola, Bahamas, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iceland, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, New Zealand, North Korea, Peru, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam
Variables: ERBG-SCALE-1

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:06 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belgium, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, D R Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Libya, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad/Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Jan. 24, 2024, 3:03 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Bolivia, Botswana, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Comoros, Congo, Djibouti, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Jan. 21, 2024, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to a 2023 report on global trends in maternal mortality from 2000-2020 published by the WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group, and UNDESA/Population Division, in 2020 the maternal mortality ratio (per 100,000 live births) in Tanzania was 238 (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 20, 2024, 1:37 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: ERBG-DATA-2

According to 2023 World Bank Gender Data collected from the most recent ILO modeled estimates from 2020 onwards, the female laborforce participation rate (as a percentage of the female population ages 15+) in Tanzania is 78.9% (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Jan. 7, 2024, 3:30 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to the World Bank, as of 2021, life expectancy in Tanzania is 68 years for women and 64 years for men (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Dec. 28, 2023, 2:18 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: DACH-DATA-1

According to 2019 data from the WHO's Global Health Observatory, average life expectancy in the United Republic of Tanzania is 65.4 years for men and 69.3 years for women (KMM-CODER COMMENT).
Oct. 12, 2023, 3:59 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Sept. 29, 2023, 9:40 a.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: BR-DATA-1

"35.3 births per 1000 population"
June 22, 2023, 12:29 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: MARR-LAW-7

14. Prohibited relationships (1) No person shall marry his or her grandparent, parent, child or grandchild, sister or brother, great-aunt or great-uncle, aunt or uncle, niece or nephew, as the case may be. (2) No person shall marry the grandparent or parent, child or grandchild of his or her spouse or former spouse. (3) No person shall marry the former spouse of his or her grandparent or parent, child or grandchild.
June 17, 2023, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Central African Rep, Egypt, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Variables: MARR-SCALE-2

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April 28, 2023, 9:47 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-2

"TECMN [(Tanzania Ending Child Marriage Network)] organised a meeting with 40 religious leaders from all over the country, in order to create awareness on the magnitude of the problem and the many negative consequences of child marriage. The event was widely covered by the media, and the results were very positive" (16). "[I]n 2013, the Network, in collaboration with FORWARD UK, convened the East Africa Regional Conference on Child Marriage...The meeting resulted in the development and implementation of several transformative social policies, which positioned communities themselves – and traditional and religious leaders – as central stakeholders" (17).
April 28, 2023, 9:47 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: MARR-LAW-5

"[T]he [Law of Marriage Act], 1971 runs parallel to Tanzanian customary laws. These allow the country’s multiple ethnic groups to determine the age of marriage autonomously, based on their own traditional customs. In addition to the customary laws, it must also be said that religious practices pertaining to marriage, inheritance and child-rearing have rarely been questioned until now" (13).
April 28, 2023, 9:47 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: AOM-DATA-2

"[A]ccording to the 2015/2016 Tanzania Demographic Health Survey, 36% of women were married before reaching their 18th birthday. The regions with the highest prevalence of child marriage in the country include Shinyanga (59%), followed by Tabora (58%), Mara (55%), Dodoma (51%) and Lindi (48%)" (6). "Child marriage is defined as ‘any marriage carried out below the age of 18 years, before the girl is physically, physiologically, and psychologically ready to shoulder the responsibilities of marriage and childbearing’" (8).
April 28, 2023, 9:47 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: NGOFW-DATA-1

"The Tanzania Ending Child Marriage Network (TECMN) was created in 2010, and formally launched in 2012, by Children’s Dignity Forum (CDF) with technical and financial support from FORWARD UK, an African women-led organisation" (3). "According to its 2016/2019 Strategic Plan, TECMN works to create change for girls and children by ending child marriage and by empowering girls and young women. It seeks to be a voice for all young girls who are in danger of being forced into child marriage" (7). "TECMN collaborates with Girls Not Brides (GNB), a global partnership committed to ending child marriage" (18).
April 28, 2023, 9:47 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: MARR-PRACTICE-3

"Some parents worry that, if they delay their daughters’ marriage, they might get pregnant and bring shame to the family...[P]arents feel forced to marry off their daughters as soon as they become pregnant, to avoid shame. Unmarried, pregnant adolescents can face stigma or rejection by their peers and communities" (11).